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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 1, Number 2, February 1979

Table of contents

Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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The Food and Nutrition Bulletin incorporates and continues the former PAG Bulletin of the Protein-Calorie Advisory Group of the United Nations system and is published quarterly by the World Hunger Programme of the United Nations University in collaboration with the United Nations ACC Sub-Committee on Nutrition.

All correspondence, suggestions, comments, news, and notes, should be addressed to the Senior Programme Officer, World Hunger Programme, the United Nations University, 29th floor, Toho Seimei Building, 15-1 Shibuya 2-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150, Japan. All material may be freely reproduced providing acknowledgement is given and a copy of the publication containing the reproduction is sent to the Bulletin.


Dr. Nevin S. Scrimshaw - Senior Adviser
Dr. P.S. Venkatachalam - Senior Programme Officer (until 28 February 1979)
Dr. Maria A. Tagle - Senior Programme Officer
Mrs. Audrey Yuse - Secretary

Field Staff (Part-time)
Dr. Fred T. Sai - Inter-Regional Co-ordinator—Africa, West Asia, and Europe
Dr. Guillermo Arroyave - inter-Regional Co-ordinator—North and South America

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Grain legumes: Processing and storage problems

Use of organic residues in aquaculture

Solid fermentation of starchy substrates

Protein-energy requirements under conditions prevailing in developing countries: Current knowledge and research needs

Possible actions by governments to improve human nutrition

Food, nutrition, and agriculture policy in West Africa: A new orientation

Interaction between agriculture, food science and technology, and nutrition

Workshop in the state of the art of bioconversion of organic residues for rural communities

The role of women in meeting food and nutritional needs

Technology transfer to develop food and agricultural products, conservation, and processing industries

Post-harvest food losses in developing countries: A new study

News and notes

Summary of the UN University World Hunger Programme (WHP)
Why an International year of the child?
Agricultural curricula for undergraduate students
UNU collaboration with the UNEP/UNESCO/ICRO panel on microbiology
Training aids for Xerophthalmia
Books received

Associated institutions and co-ordinators

Advisers to the world hunger programme

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